Great Security Software
Hi computer lady, I read your columns every week and enjoy them. Could you tell me what is a good antivirus and spyware program to use. I have been having trouble with Norton lately. And I was looking for something else. Hope you can help me. Shirley
How To Change Antivirus Programs
Dear Computer Lady, Okay, my Norton license is going to expire in 30 days and I want to install the AVG and the other two software packages you recommend. Should I remove the Norton first or would it be safe to install the AVG and then the two other applications… In other words “What order […]
Dear Computer Lady, I have a working computer to donate. The OS is Windows XP. Another family member had used it. How may I “clean” it so that sensitive “deleted” information cannot be accessed/rejuvenated? Thanks, Elaine
Green Check Mark Missing
Dear Computer Lady, I uninstalled google toolbar in error. Now I installed it again but it does not have the green check mark beside eadch search to tell me it is a safe site. How do I get this back? Thanks, Jeanne
Are Malware Programs Necessary?
Dear Computer Lady, I love your column and have learned much. I have Norton AV provided through Comcast. I would like to know if it is still necessary to install Spybot, etc. ? Thank you, Bethany
Keep Your Computer Secure
Dear Computer Lady, I have been having a few problems with my computer lately, and the guy at Best Buy said that all I need is an internet security suite like Norton or McAfee. Those programs are kind of expensive, how do I know if they are really worth it? Anne
Upcoming Facebook Charges?
Dear Computer Lady, I just saw a notice that facebook will soon be charging a monthly fee. Do you know anything about this? I can’t really afford to pay for facebook, but I do use it to stay in touch with my friends every day. Thanks, Joyce
Forgot network key
Dear Computer Lady, I would like to connect my laptop to a wireless network in my house. the “main” computer has a linksys. my brother has hooked up one laptop to it already, but has misplaced the security key necessary to have my computer connected. is it possible to connect to the wireless internet another […]
Safe To Delete Temp Files?
Dear Computer Lady, I love reading your newsletters. I am always so anxious waiting for your next letter to come. I have a question. I was trying to make some room on my computer and was deleting cookies and temp. internet files. Is it safe to delete everything in your C:\Windows\Temp folder? Some of […]
Remove Spyware Toolbars
Dear Computer Lady, I would like to let you know how much I enjoy your newsletter it is very informative and fun to read. Could you please tell me how to permanently get rid of a tool bar that was put on automatically through another website. I can temporarily remove it but I would […]